Society

HCM City, Dak Lak eye long-term cooperation

The economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City and the Central Highlands coffee-growing province of Dak Lak agreed to set comprehensive socio-economic development cooperation as their long-term strategic task in the 2010-2015.
Business

Plug pulled on delayed dam projects

Authorities in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong have withdrawn the licences of 15 delayed hydropower projects, according to Hoang Anh Tuan, a traffic and hydropower specialist from the Lam Dong People’s Committee.
Business

Supermarkets to oust market stalls

A pilot trading floor for agricultural products ad the replacement of traditional markets with supermarkets are key objectives of a master plan to modernise HCM City ’s retail market system.
Business

Hai Duong plans seven new IZs

The northern province of Hai Duong is striving to build seven new industrial zones (IZs) by 2020 while expanding the area of its current three IZs, according to the zones’ management board.
Society

Several Dong Son artefacts unearthed in Lao Cai

Several artefacts from the Dong Son culture, which existed about 2,000-2,500 years ago, have been unearthed in Bao Yen district - in the northern, mountainous province of Lao Cai - since April this year.